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  1. Library Resource
    Regulations
    Equatorial Guinea, Africa, Middle Africa

    El presente Decreto, que consta de 4 artículos, concede un plazo de 60 días a todos los propietarios extranjeros para que se presenten por sí o por sus representantes legales para poner en explotación las fincas rústicas y urbanas que acrediten poseer en el país.

  2. Library Resource

    A Statute to provide for sustainable management of the environment; to establish an Authority as a co-ordinating, monitoring and supervisory body for that purpose; and for other matters incidental to or connected with the foregoing.

    Legislation
    Uganda, Africa, Eastern Africa

    The Statute consists of 109 sections and three Schedules.

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    An Act to repeal and replace the Land Acquisition Ordinance, to provide for compulsory acquisition of lands for public purposes and in connection with housing schemes.

    Legislation
    Tanzania, Africa, Eastern Africa

    "Land" is defined in this Act as "any parcel of land held for a Government lease as defined in the Freehold Titles (Conversion) and Government Leases Act, 1963 or under a right of occupancy as defined in the Land Ordinance and any portion of, or any estate or interest in, such land (sect. 2). Provisions of Part II of the Act provide for compulsory acquisition of land for public purposes. Section 4 provides a definition of public purposes. In sections 6 to 10 the procedures of notification of intention of compulsory acquisition are outlined.

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    An Act to consolidate and amend the laws relating to the survey of land.

    Legislation
    Zimbabwe, Africa, Eastern Africa

    This Act provides rules relative to the survey of land. consists of 49 sections which are divided into 9 Parts: Preliminary (I); Administration (II); Recognition and Duties of Land Surveyors (III); Original Surveys and Re-surveys (IV); Division Surveys (V); Townships (VI); Beacons and Boundaries (VII); General Plans and Diagrams (VIII); Miscellaneous (IX).At Harare a Surveyor-General's Office is established (sect. 7). A Survey Regulations Board is established under section 8. The Board may make Regulations, with approval of the Minister, prescribing matters specified in section 9.

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    An Act to regulate the survey in the Republic; and to provide for matters connected therewith.

    Legislation
    South Africa, Southern Africa, Africa

    The text of the Act opens with an extensive interpretation section. It includes definitions of "contiguous", "diagram", "erf", "land surveyor", "owner", "reference mark", and "township". The Minister shall appoint a Chief Surveyor-General (sect. 2). The Chief Surveyor-General shall be in charge of such geodetic, topographical and cadastrial survey and land information services in the republic as the Minister of Agriculture and Land Affairs may direct and shall perform the duties specified in section 3. Offices of the Chief Surveyor-General may be established in the provinces (sect. 4).

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    An Act to provide for the delegation of powers and the assignment of the administration of laws regarding land matters to the provinces; to provide for the creation of uniform land legislation; and to provide for matters incidental thereto.

    Legislation
    South Africa, Southern Africa, Africa

    Section 2 empowers the Minister of Land Affairs to delegate any power conferred upon him or her by or under a law regarding land matters to a premier or member of the Executive Council of a Province or any officer contemplated in section 1 of the Local Government Transition Act, 1993. The power delegated shall be exercised subject to directions of the Minister. The Premier or a member of the Executive Council may again delegate the power delegated to him or her to specified local government officials.

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    An Act to provide for the acquisition of ownership of things by prescription, the acquisition and extinction of servitudes by prescription and the extinction of debts by prescription; and to make provision for matters connected therewith.

    Legislation
    Zimbabwe, Africa, Eastern Africa

    This Act shall not apply to rights and obligations governed by customary law of any person other than the State. This Act shall bind the State (sect. 3). Subject to provisions of Part II and Part V, a person shall by prescription become the owner of a thing which he has possessed openly and as if he were the owner thereof for: (a) an uninterrupted period of thirty years; or (b) a period which, together with any periods for which such thing was so possessed by his predecessors in title, constitutes an uninterrupted period of thirty years.

  8. Library Resource

    An Act to facilitate leases of settled estates.

    Legislation
    Zimbabwe, Africa, Eastern Africa

    This Act concerns the lease of settled estates. "Settled estate" is defined in section 2 as "all immovable property and all estates or interests in any such immovable property, which are subject of any settlement". "Settlement" is defined as "any deed, agreement, will or other instrument under or by virtue of which any immovable property or any estate or any interest in any such immovable property stands limited to or in trust for any person or persons by way of succession or for a life or lives, or for a term of years determinable with the death of any person".

  9. Library Resource

    An Act to provide for the registration of title in certain cases, and for the disposal of certain derelict lands.

    Legislation
    Zimbabwe, Africa, Eastern Africa

    Persons having acquired a just and lawful right of title in derelict lands, either by prescription or by contract or in any other manner, may apply to the High Court to order the registration of such title (sect. 3). Section 4 provides for the application for the registration of land by persons entitled to "expropriate" such land. Section 5 provides for the application to the high Court for relief by persons having a claim on derelict land.

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    An Act to provide for the obtaining of information regarding the nature and extent of occupation or use of alienated land.

    Legislation
    Zimbabwe, Africa, Eastern Africa

    This Act concerns control on the use of alienated land. Whenever the President considers it necessary or expedient to do so, he or she may make Regulations for the purpose of ascertaining the nature and extent of the occupation or use of alienated land (sect. 2). The Regulations may, among other things, require owners or occupiers of alienated land to supply specified information and prescribe powers and duties of officers appointed under section 4. Such officers may be appointed by the Minister for the purpose the nature and extend of occupation and use of alienated land.

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